The official teaser of megastar Mammootty's upcoming action thriller "Kasaba" has gone viral and broken the existing records of Mohanlal's "Pulimurugan."

The 28-second teaser featuring the megastar in a police avatar was released on YouTube page of Goodwill Entertainments on June 25. ‪"‎Kasaba Teaser‬ 5.1 Lakh Views in 24 Hours," the makers posted on Kasaba Facebook page. At the time of reporting, the teaser has been viewed more than 5.8 lakh times within 48 hours. However, the makers have claimed that it has got 6.3 lakh estimated views in two days of its release. A source close to the movie has told International Business Times India that the teaser is expected to cross the 10 lakh mark in a week.

Watch the teaser of Kasaba

The teaser of the debutant Nithin Renji Panicker-directed movie has now broken the record of Mohanlal-starrer "Pulimurugan" teaser, which is said to have been viewed by more than 4.28 lakh times within 24 hours of its release on the YouTube page of Mulakuppadam Films. The one-minute-21-second teaser of the Vyshak directorial was well received by the audience and the total number of views within 39 days stands at 1,039,234, at the time of reporting.

Watch Pulimurugan teaser

Meanwhile, the Mammootty-starrer "Kasaba" is one of the most anticipated films of the year as the megastar is playing the role of a police officer after a gap of five years. The posters of the flick have already raised the expectations of the audience from the film after they were heavily trolled by social media users. The action thriller, which has Neha Saxena and Varalaxmi Sarathkumar in the female lead roles, is being scripted by Nithin and is the production venture of Alice George under the banner of Goodwill Entertainments. It is scheduled to hit screens in July as an Eid release locking horns with many other big budget movies at the Kerala box office.